HORMONE HOROSCOPE: Wednesday, November 13, 2013

/HORMONE HOROSCOPE: Wednesday, November 13, 2013

HORMONE HOROSCOPE: Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Hormonology uses hundreds of scientific studies to show you how your hormones impact you in virtually every way every day of your monthly cycle. The Hormone Horoscope is a nifty little way of dispensing this information daily. To get started, find the week you’re on in your monthly cycle (you can use this easy guide if you’re not sure), then read your Hormone Horoscope for today!

My HormonologyWhich week are you on in your monthly cycle? Find out what it reveals about what your day has in store:

Week 1
Day 1 (first day of period) to Day 7
Estrogen rises
Today’s Hormone Horoscope: Your urge to window shop, buy and acquire stuff climbs higher and higher throughout your Week 1 and Week 2. Credit for your consumerism goes to rising estrogen. As the level of this hormone goes up, it prompts a bigger surge of happiness-triggering chemicals in the brain when you seek out and obtain fun or useful products!

Week 2
Day 8 to Day 14 or ovulation (here’s how to tell when you’re ovulating)
Estrogen and testosterone rise till they peak
Today’s Hormone Horoscope: If there was ever a week to order the new food, listen to the new band or do the new activity, it’s your Week 2. That’s because high estrogen and testosterone are making you crave adventure and more likely to keep an open mind about what you’re experiencing. So, make a point to break out of at least one boring ol’ rut today and introduce yourself to something totally different!

Week 3
Day 15 (or the day after ovulation) to Day 22
Progesterone rises; estrogen and testosterone drop for half the week, then estrogen rises again
Today’s Hormone Horoscope: You may find yourself looking off into space thinking about nothing in particular or zoning out while doing a task, such as cooking or (eep!) driving. That’s rising progesterone’s fault. As the level of this sedating hormone climbs, it fogs up your brain a bit and makes you prone to drifting off every now and then.

Week 4
Day 23 to the end of cycle
Estrogen and progesterone plunge
Today’s Hormone Horoscope: Try to avoid being a perfectionist today. For instance, when cleaning a room, try not to create an entirely new organizing system. Or when writing a new song, try not to get it perfect on the first pass. Plunging estrogen is making you more easily frustrated with yourself. So, by lowering your self-expectations, you can avoid the irritation that comes from not meeting hard-to-reach goals.

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About the Author:

Gabrielle Lichterman, founder of Hormonology® and a longtime women’s health journalist, pioneered the growing movement among women to live in sync with their menstrual cycles and know more about all the ways their hormones impact their moods, health and behavior. This movement was launched in 2005 with Gabrielle's groundbreaking book, 28 Days: What Your Cycle Reveals about Your Love Life, Moods and Potential, and her creation of Hormonology®. She offers a variety of tools--including her popular free Hormone Horoscope® app, eBooks, infographics, videos and tips--to share vital information about hormones.

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